Oct 11 2017

‘The Perplexing River Systems of Middle-earth’

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entry‘The Perplexing River Systems of Middle-earth’

fantasy maps maps and literature middle-earth tolkien

Having ruffled fannish feathers with a post critiquing Middle-earth’s mountains and another admitting that they don’t like fantasy maps, Alex Acks returns with a Tor.com post about the problems with Middle-earth’s river systems. Specifically, the Anduin, which breaks all kinds of hydrological rules: it cuts across mountain ranges (and parallels the Misty Mountains), it lacks tributaries … Continue reading "‘The Perplexing River Systems of Middle-earth’"

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